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Gorham, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Gorham had a population of 235 as of July 1, 2017. Gorham ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gorham is located at latitude 37.718 and longitude -89.478 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Gorham (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 364 feet.

The Village of Gorham (GNIS ID: 2398182) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Gorham is located within Township of Sand Ridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gorham population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Gorham, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 235
Daytime Population: Workers 13
Daytime Population: Residents 121
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 134
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 235
Population in Familes 199
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 193
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $48,104
Average Household Income $58,160
Per Capita Income $22,394


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $70,370
Average Home Value $81,081


Total Households 90
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.06% 0.0%
Households -0.15% -0.22%
Families 2.08% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Gorham, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gorham to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1155 16th
Population Density # 1284 6th
Diversity Index # 1120 18th
Median Household Income # 906 34th
Per Capita Income # 1106 19th

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